The Assault is a 1996 independent action film directed by Jim Wynorski and written by actress Melissa Brasselle and Steve Jankowski.
In this police drama, a policewoman risks her life to protect a key witness in a gangland killing. The cop and her charge hide out in a woman's shelter and this leads to a brutal attack. Despite the violence and fear, nothing will prevent the witness from her day in court.
A policewoman (Stacie Randall) and others (Matt McCoy, Melissa Brasselle) at a women's shelter confront mobsters seeking a witness to a drug killing.